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The marshmallow test : mastering self-control / Walter Mischel.

Mischel, Walter, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780316230872
  • ISBN: 9780316230865
  • ISBN: 9780316336192
  • Physical Description: viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Delay ability : enabling self-control. In Stanford University's Surprise Room ; How they do it ; Thinking hot and cool ; The roots of self-control ; The best-laid plans ; Idle grasshoppers and busy ants ; Is it prewired? The new genetics -- From marshmallows in pre-K to money in 401(k). The engine of success : "I think I can!" ; Your future self ; Beyond the here and now ; Protecting the hurt self : self-distancing ; Cooling painful emotions ; The psychological immune system ; When smart people act stupid ; If-Then signatures of personality ; The paralyzed will ; Will fatigue -- From lab to life. Marshmallows and public policy l Applying core strategies ; Human nature.
Summary, etc.:
Psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the well-known Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.
Subject: Self-control.
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child.

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